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“Prague in a Minute”: the art of video conciseness

Many artists—such as architect Mies van der Rohe—have promoted the value that “less is more.” Conciseness is easier said than done, but when it’s done well, it is thrilling. Case in point: Uwe Lansing’s iPhone video postcard of Prague.

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“Bounce”: a football’s journey

For two years Guillaume Blanchet traveled with his best friends to Canada, France, Greece, the USA and Morocco, always bringing a ball in his suitcase. Along the way, they created a video that demonstrates the power of location. About their journey, the filmmaker says, “We have come to witness the universality of football, as we…

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“USA Trip 2012”: winner “Best Cinematography” at iPhone Film Festival 2013

Mike Staniforth shot his summer 2012 trip using an iPhone 4S “with a little bit of GoPro thrown in. Places visited are New York City, Big Sur, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and Los Angeles.

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“Streets of Milano”: a slow-motion documentary

Lukas Ellerbrock is the co-founder of flapp, a German production company located in Hamburg. While on assignment with a different company doing documentary for the Milano Fashion Week, Lukas used a few hours of free time to test the 120 frames-per-second option on his brand new iPhone 5S. “Streets of Milano” is the result. Surprising…

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“Lisbon. Live”: a wordless homage to a great city

Inspired by Wim Winders “ Lisbon Story,” Maxim Mussel’s five-minute documentary captures many of  Lisbon’s elements including food, music, the people, and a romantic trolley. The very important part of Lisbon atmosphere is a street sounds, wind whispering and peoples talking and Iphone reflects all the sounds perfectly. This wordless piece, filled with  powerful close-ups,…

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